Details of the pitch are being kept under wraps but what we do know is that the rom-com will be set between India and America, and will tell the story of an Indian wedding, drawing on cultural nuances with plenty of lols along the way. Reports have also described the flick to be “mix of Crazy Rich Asians meets My Big Fat Greek Wedding”.
Universal Studios will be producing the movie, which will be written by Kaling together with comedy writer Dan Goor, who has previously worked on scripts for The Daily Show, Last Call with Carson Daly and Late Night with Conan O'Brien.
“Two women with a passion for telling good stories, just got the green light to THEIR story THEIR way,” former BAZAAR cover star Priyanka Chopra. “So proud of this incredible partnership with @mindykaling and @djgoor! We are about to show you what it means to be modern, global, and Indian. See you at the cinema!”
We can’t wait.
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